• European Concern Over Truck Driver Shortage

    THE EUROPEAN road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, confirms a new report by Geneva based International Road Transport Union (IRU). Polling of IRU members and associated organisations in […]

  • mimicking a combustion engine’s characteristics

    BRIGADE Electronics has launched Quiet Vehicle Sounder (QVS), a speaker system designed to reduce collisions between pedestrians and hybrid/electric vehicles. Known as an AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System), the QVS simulates an internal combustion engine’s […]

  • awarded AEO status

    JOHN G Russell (Transport) Ltd has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) accreditation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). AEO, an internationally recognised quality mark, indicates that a company’s role in the supply chain is […]

  • wide reaching impacts on NI’s economy

    THE GOVERNMENT’S contingency plans for the Irish border would bring trade to a standstill, according to the FTA. Seamus Leheny, FTA’s NI policy manager says the plans could have more wide reaching impacts on NI’s […]

  • UniLift IT Runner hooklift trailer

    HARSH has opened a dedicated business unit to serve the UK agricultural industry. Designated Harsh Agri, the new operation offers a wide range of products to all sizes of businesses working in farming, agriculture, forestry […]

  • in a race to the bottom

    THE RETAIL sector and the logistics companies that serve it, risk becoming involved ‘in a race to the bottom’ as it struggles to satisfy the demands of online consumers for low priced goods as well […]

  • steering and suspension parts

    IMEXPART LTD have launched their Aplus range of steering and suspension parts for light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses. The range comprises of: ball joints, centre rods, draglinks, tie rods, track control arms, repair kits, […]

  • Repairs along the M6

    A £7 MILLION package of maintenance and repairs along the M6 near Carlisle in Cumbria, has been unveiled by Highways England. The work, lasting from April to August, includes resurfacing the main motorway carriageway, upgrading […]

  • temporary market access

    THE RHA has cautiously welcomed the news from the Department for Transport that the European Parliament and EU member states plan to allow UK hauliers temporary market access for UK/EU trade without ECMT permits in […]

  • register their commercial trailers

    FROM 28 March UK hauliers will have to register their commercial trailers with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) before towing them into any European country that ratified the 1968 Vienna Convention on Road […]


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